The Casa En El Aire architectural design concept in Zahara de los Atunes by Fran Silvestre Arquitectos is a harmonious fusion of nature and design. Set against the rocky landscape, the house is ingeniously anchored in a foundation that pays homage to the region’s stone, ensuring stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean’s sunsets. A tranquil courtyard provides shelter from Tarifa’s strong winds, and the house is thoughtfully divided into living and night areas, maintaining structural balance and privacy. This architectural design ideas becomes a canvas for nature’s colors, allowing observers to immerse themselves in the vibrant hues of the surroundings.
In essence, Zahara de los Atunes represents the extraordinary within the ordinary. Fran Silvestre Arquitectos’ design exemplifies the power of architecture to create a seamless connection with the environment, elevating the daily spectacle of sunrises and sunsets into a breathtaking experience that celebrates the unique beauty of this remarkable location.
Project name: Casa En El Aire (House On The Air)
Architecture firm: Fran Silvestre Arquitectos.Valencia
Location: Zahara de los Atunes, Cádiz, Spain
Photography: Fernando Guerra | FG+SG, Jesús Orrico
Principal architect: Fran Silvestre
Design team: Fran Silvestre, Estefanía Soriano and Carlos Lucas
Collaborators: Estefanía Soriano; Carlos Lucas; Francisco José Jiménes Jiménes | Technical Architect of the Project; Yunestortolero; María Masià, Pablo Camarasa, Ricardo Candela, Sevak Asatrián, José María Ibañez | Business Developer CCG and Mexico, Jose Manuel Arnao, Andrea Baldo, Paloma Feng, Javi Herrero, Paco Chinesta, Gino Brollo, Angelo Brollo, Anna Alfanjarín, Laura Bueno, Toni Cremades, David Cirocchi | Collaborating Architect, MArch, Architecture and Design Gabriela Schinzel, | Collaborating Architect, MArch Architecture and Design, Nuria Doménech, Andrea Raga, Olga Martín, Víctor González, Pepe Llop, Alberto Bianchi, Lucía Domingo, Alejandro Pascual, Pablo Simò, Ana de Pablo, Sara Atienza | Marketing and Communication Department. Valeria Fernandini | Financial Department Sandra Mazcuñán | Management Department Kateryna Spuziak | Marketing Department Julián Garcia | Graphic Designer
Interior design: Alfaro Hofmann
Built area: 400 m²
Site area: 2000 m²
Completion year: 2023